Likely? Uh, well we could grumble about late season meltdowns and even question coaching philosophies. But in the spirit of a clean slate new season when anything's possible, we'll take the high road.
Besides, it's hard not to feel good about FSU Baseball when you look at the following numbers. At least most of the numbers:
1579 - Mike Martin’s
.745 - Martin’s all-time
504 - Games won during the 2000-2009 decade.
174 - Losses during the decade
1 - Number of tie games during the decade (7-7 vs. Miami in 2003; game called in the 10th so FSU could catch a scheduled flight).
2 - College World Series wins 2000 - 2009.
4 - CWS losses during the decade.
2 - NCAA Super Regional tourneys won during the decade.
6 - 14 - NCAA Super Regional W-L record during 2000 - 2009.
24 - Single game strikeout record, set by Tony Avitable in 1966.
42 - Single season HR record set by Jeff Ledbetter, 1982.
97 - Career HR’s: Jeff Ledbetter, 1979-82.
20 - Single Season pitching wins: Mike Loynd, 1986.
.427 - Career best batting average: John Ford-Griffin, 1999-2001
520 - Career Strikeouts: Richie Lewis, 1985-87.
6,789 - Howser Stadium attendance record: vs. Miami, 2008.